Music and Language in Duna Pikono
[Extract] The relationship between music and language has been a topic of scholarship for many years, across the academic world. In the Duna �sung story� genre of pikono, systems of music and language are interdependent and it is this relationship that our chapter explores. In keeping with the topic of this volume, our discussion only relates to pikono that is sung. Sung pikono is considered by the Duna to be the height of the craft, and this is the mode of delivery for male performances. Women...[Show more]
|Collections||ANU Press (1965-Present)|
|Source:||Sung Tales from the Papua New Guinea Highlands: Studies in Form, Meaning, and Sociocultural Context|
|Book Title:||Sung Tales from the Papua New Guinea Highlands: Studies in Form, Meaning, and Sociocultural Context|
|Access Rights:||Open Access via publisher website|
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